humi

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the locative of humus (ground, soil). Ancient Greek χαμαί (khamaí, on the ground) is the same formation.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

humī (not comparable)

  1. on the ground.
  2. to the ground.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • humi in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • humi in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • humi” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to fall on the ground: humi procumbere
    • to throw any one to the ground: humi prosternere aliquem
  • Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)